Vancouver Police investigate marijuana store robbery

Dec 19 2017, 1:32 pm

Vancouver Police are investigating a robbery that took place at Weeds Glass & Gifts on Main Street near East 51st Avenue over the weekend.

On Friday, January 9, shortly before 9 p.m., two men entered the store. One man was armed with a handgun and a can of bear spray. He held the staff at gunpoint while the other man removed a quantity of marijuana before both suspects ran from the store. No shots were fired and no one was injured during the robbery.

The armed suspect was described as Asian, 25 to 30 years old, 5’6″ with an average to stocky build and a thin face. He was wearing a black baseball hat, black jacket and black pants. He spoke without an accent.

The second suspect was described as South Asian, 6-feet tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a balaclava, a grey hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants and white runners. He was carrying a large red and black backpack.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Vancouver Police at 604-717-3321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Source: VPD media files
Feature Image: Marijuana via Shutterstock 

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